Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School
|Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School|
Erudio pro Excellentia
Educating for Excellence
|500 19th Street
New York City (Park Slope, Brooklyn),
New York, 11215
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Patron saint(s)||St. Francis of Assisi|
|Area trustee||Myles Davis '67|
|Principal||Thomas P. Arria|
|Asst. Principal||Sam Sued and Rocco V. Grella|
|Color(s)||Black, Red and Gold Template:Color box Gold|
|Slogan||Your Children, Our Students, the Nation's Future|
|Accreditation||Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Tuition||$8,950 per year|
|Dean of Girls||Josephine Herman|
|Dean of Boys||Manuel Fernandez|
|Admissions Director||Deanna Philippe|
|Athletic Director||Peter Goyco '84|
Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, New York. It is located within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn. Due to a loss of enrollment by 75% since 2006, Bishop Ford is set to close at the end of the 2013-2014 school year.
Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School is a Division I high school.
The school has an active PTA and many clubs, activities, and sports with which to be involved. Some clubs include, but are not limited to, the International Society; Martial Arts Club; Science Club; Art Club; Student Activities Committee; Student Council; Newspaper and Yearbook. Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School's sports include basketball, baseball, football, soccer, cheerleading, volleyball, softball, and track as junior varsity and varsity teams.
- Glenn Braica (1984): basketball coach, head coach of the St. Francis College basketball team since 2010
- John Cerbone(1975): Professional Hypnotist / Author
- John Gray (1976): screenwriter and television director, creator of TV series Ghost Whisperer
- John Halama (1990): Major League Baseball pitcher (1998-2006)
- Armond Hill (1972): professional basketball player in the NBA (1976-1984) and first-round pick in the 1976 NBA Draft
- Charles Jones (1993): professional basketball player in the NBA and abroad (1998-2009)
- Jason Mattera (2001): conservative political commentator and author, editor of Human Events magazine
- Brian Nash (1988): basketball coach who was an assistant coach at Bishop Ford from 1992 to 1993
- Marco Oppedisano (1989) - Guitarist and electroacoustic music composer
Notes and references
- MSA-CSS. "MSA-Commission on Secondary Schools". Retrieved May 27, 2009.
- O'Keeffe, Michael (April 24, 2010). "Bishop Ford HS coach Ray Nash dragged into ugly legal battle involving loan to son, Peter J. Nash". Daily News (New York).
- BFCCHS. "Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School History". Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School website. Retrieved August 1, 2007.
- Black, Johnny (2004). Revival: The Story of R.E.M.. Winona, Minnesota. p. 258. ISBN 0879307765.
- Anitai, Tamar (July 2, 2009). "New Video: Drake, 'Best I Ever Had'". MTV. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
- "Hoop dreams in hands of new coach Braica". SFC Today. October 17, 2010. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
- "Alumni notes". Falcon Flash. Spring 2006. p. 11.
- "John Halama". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
- "Armond Hill". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
- "Charles Jones". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
- "Charles Jones". eurobasket.com. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
- "Alumni notes", Falcon Flash (Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School), Spring 2010: 14
- "Brian Nash and Rich Glesmann Named to the Men's Basketball Coaching Staff". Duquesne Dukes. April 12, 2012. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
- "The odd couple: Former downtown rivals Ferry and Nash reunited at Duquesne". Brooklyn Daily Eagle. May 8, 2012. Retrieved August 30, 2012.